June 2015
In this issue:
 
Learn about the Cryptolocker Virus
The small business's guide to secure email
Could your business be exposed? If you're running Windows Server 2003, listen up!
Check yourself before you wreck yourself: a quick guide to tone checking emails
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Quote for Today


The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it
has taken place.

George Bernard Shaw


Just for Laughs

 


Learn about the Cryptolocker Virus


Cryptolocker is still a threat! Idealogical President Andre Vittorio explains
what the Crytolocker virus is and how you can avoid it.

The small business's guide to secure email
used with permission from Microsoft Office Blogs

It probably comes as no surprise to most business owners that email is a primary way hackers can gain access to sensitive company data and information. But it may alarm you to know that small businesses are particularly vulnerable. Specifically, overall cyber-attacks on companies with 250 or fewer employees doubled in the first six months of last year—and the loss per attack was more than $188,000 on average. The effect of cyber-attacks on the American economy as a whole is a high cost of $100 billion annually, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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Could your business be exposed? If you're running Windows Server 2003, listen up!
used with permission from Microsoft

You built your business with your own hands. Running, and growing, your business often means long days and late nights.

Wouldn't you do anything to protect it?

Microsoft has announced that on July 14, 2015 support is ending for Windows Server 2003. If your business is running on this legacy server after July 14, 2015, you could be at risk.

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Check yourself before you wreck yourself: a quick guide to tone checking emails
used with permission from Microsoft for Work

Despite the numerous means of communication, email is still heavily relied upon to deliver messages in the business world, especially for remote workers. Even in the office, it often seems easier to shoot off emails to colleagues instead of walking the 50 feet to their desk. If email is replacing some basic human interactions, we need to pay more attention to how we're using it.

When composing an email, it's often easy to forget there's a human on the other side. You should manually check the tone of each and every message you send to make sure you're communicating your message in the most effective way possible, leaving less room for misinterpretation. These 5 tips will help you send succinct, accurate emails.

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